TripAdvisor Reviews Plaza Hotel Narathiwat
Travel Blogs from Narathiwat
... piece of paper was apparently insufficient. Fortunately the hotel owner got it done for me locally for a few bucks and in about ten minutes.
Then a certified translation of one page of my papers by an agency in Bangkok, sent by express mail, Malay insurance after that and I should be set.
Nothing much to do in this village!
Sorry to everyone as it has been well over a month since we last wrote, we have been up to so much and have a lot to tell....
When we last wrote we were leaving Chumphon to head to Koh Tao on the over night ferry which turned out to be the cargo ferry shipping over all the islands live stock and supplies. We spent the first part of the night trying to sleep outside on the upper deck and failed. We manged about 1hr before heading back down ...
We booked a boat and bus to take us across Malaysia, to the East Coast. Here's a breakdown of that one, crazy night journey:
4.30pm: We wait outside our hotel in Langkawi wearing fluorescent stickers and feeling a bit like we are on a school trip. We are picked up by a taxi driver with no fingers.
6pm: We embark a small passenger ferry at Kualah ferry terminal which will take us over to the mainland. A young Malay guy who has just qualified to be a police officer ...
... to a local market which was surprisingly busy for 11pm on a Wednesday night. There wasn’t really much there for us except for a couple of cool drinks and a lot of attention from the locals. I didn’t see any other westerners while walking around, so everyone made sure they had a good look.
Back to the hostel now and another day of travelling tomorrow, but hopefully much shorter. Perhentian Islands, here we ...